SHMF invites 2024 applications for its annual facilitation grant program, The Sheilas

Each year, SHMF awards funding for impactful, timely initiatives that advance opportunities in exhibition, creation, education and art appreciation. In 2024, SHMF invites Sheila grant requests from New Brunswick visual arts organizations and collectives within the range of $10,000 to $20,000 in two categories: Infrastructure projects (physical, digital or human resources) that will build the[…]

SHMF announces a $20,000 Signature Grant to Craft Alliance Atlantic

SHMF announces a $20,000 Signature Grant to Craft Alliance Atlantic, a pan-Atlantic trade association working to support the development of the craft industry in Atlantic Canada.  This grant supports the participation of six New Brunswick artists in the upcoming Collect Art Fair in London, UK from February 28 through March 3, 2024. Selected by a[…]

Kathy Hooper

Strathbutler Artist Kathy Hooper Exhibition

A major touring exhibition featuring the work of Strathbutler, artist Kathy Hooper will be presented in three major New Brunswick galleries during the 2023-24 season.  This retrospective exhibition entitled “Mountains of Wonder and Tangles of Truth” opened with an overflowing crowd at Saint John Arts Centre on November 3rd.  Curated by Amy Ash, it features[…]

SHMF Signature Grant Supports New Brunswick Youth

SHMF is proud to announce a $30,000 grant to support a unique collaboration of New Brunswick arts centres to showcase and mentor young visual artists throughout the province.  Nine provincial arts centres, the Beaverbrook Art Gallery and the Neqotkuk Art Studio, Tobique First Nation  will receive funding to allow each centre to host high school[…]

[EDIT] Magazine - Volume 26 - Fall 2023

SHMF Featured in Fall edition [EDIT] magazine

Editor James Mullinger describes his quarterly magazine, [EDIT]  as a “celebration of where we are and of those who create, inspire and uplift”  Since 2017 he and co-founder Pamela Mullinger have dedicated themselves to  covering the best of Atlantic Canada.  Spanning  print, digital, video content and live events, the award winning Edit Media team  is[…]

John Murchie

John Murchie to receive the 2023 Strathbutler Award

            Artist, curator, critic and administrator, John Murchie has been chosen to receive the SHMF 2023 Strathbutler Award in recognition of his multi-faceted career in visual art. Since 1991, Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation celebrates the vital contributions of visual artists to New Brunswick’s cultural life through this award.  Murchie was[…]